Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2017-01-04T22:33:52+00:00

1.   Francisco Cali:  Mayan Kachiquel, Guatemala; IITC Board President; representative,  Centro

de  Proyectos para el Desarrollo Integral Indígena (CEPRODI),  Alternate:  Rigoberto

Garcia, Centro Pluti-cultural por la Democracia (CPD), Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

2.   Hinewirangi Kohu:  Maori Nation, Aotearoa (New Zealand); Te Rau Aroha,

Maori Women’s Resource Center; Board Vice-President;

3.   Ron Lameman, Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations, Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Alberta

Canada, Board Treasurer; Alternate: Counselor Brian Lee, Ermineskin Cree Nation, Canada

4.   Saul Vicente Vasquez:  Zapoteca, Oaxaca Mexico, Unidad de la Fuerza Indigena y

Campesina (UFIC); Board Secretary; Alternate: Celestino Abrego

5.   Rodney Factor:  Seminole Nation, Oklahoma; Seminole Sovereignty Protection

Initiative, Alternate: Jacquelynn Warledo

6.   Leonard Foster: Dine’ Nation, Native American Prisoners’ Rights Coalition, Arizona;

proposed alternate, Duane “Chili” Yazzi

7.   William A. Means:  Oglala Lakota Nation, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota:

8.   Faith Gemmill, Venetie Tribal Government, Gwich’in Athabascan Nation, Alaska; Alternate:

Chief Julian Roberts

9.   Patricia Bellanger : Ojibway (Anishnabe) Nation, Three Fires Society, Minnesota;

Alternate: Lisa Bellanger;

10. Pu’uhonoa “Bumpy” Kanahele:  Hawaiian Nation; Spokesperson and Head of State,

The Independent & Sovereign Nation State of Hawaii; Alternate: Gina Maikai;

11. Yamilka Hernandez, Movimiento Juventud, Kuna/Kuna Youth Movement,

Panama; Alternate: Taina Hedman;

12. Radley Davis, Pit River Nation, California:  Alternate: Mark Lebeau;

13. Naniki Reyes: Taino, Boriken (Puerto Rico), Caribbean, Confederacy of United  Taino People; Alternate: Roberto Borrero (New York)